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Musical observations during Cook's voyages to Tonga, Niue, Hawaii, Polynesian musical instruments, Maori dance and the qualities of Maori music.
Bourke brings to life the musical worlds of New Zealanders at home in the 20th century, buying sheet music from Beggs, listening to the radio, learning 'the twist', and out on the town.
Music-lovers love lists, and this Top 100 from Radio New Zealand's highly respected music guru Nick Bollinger will not disappoint.
Charting the amazing and sometimes hilarious course of Kiwi music since the first rock and roll recording in 1955, this is history loud and proud.
Jazz Aotearoa marks the first steps in documenting the history and great moments of improvised music in this land.
A bibliography, discography and list of recorded and/or published New Zealand songs in English.
A guide to aspects of New Zealand music for senior high school students, undergraduates, and interested lay people.
Sixty traditional Maori songs, with music transcribed by Mervyn McLean, with translations and associated notes by Margaret Orbell; sung on two accompanying compact discs by Tuhoe kaumatua Kino Hughes.
This collection of essays provides a starting point to re-think music and national identity in Aotearoa. The papers offer various perspectives on the interconnections between music and identity.
This book provides a complete list of all the entries on New Zealand's music charts: including 8,100+ singles, 6,100+ albums and 1,000+ compilation albums.
Gareth Shute talks to the big names in New Zealand hip hop in this history of what has become one of the biggest and most popular cultural movements in modern New Zealand.
Examines the reality of being a local musician. It collects together comments by popular musicians from various fields of music - from rock to electronica to hip hop.
This book tells the story of record labels, recording companies and the phonographic industry in New Zealand.
Discover the history of rock music and rock bands from 1955 - 1970s Auckland.
Revisit the history of rock music of 1958 - 1970 in Wellington. Arranged alphabetically by rock band.
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